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lustyd
24-06-11, 09:43
just found http://sailingalmanac.com (http://sailingalmanac.com/) which looks useful, anyone used it?
Cheers
Dave

nickd
24-06-11, 10:33
the ads look very irritating coupled with their heading over a 1/3 of your screen real estate is taken up with useless info
the marina list is by no means comprehensive...

snooks
24-06-11, 10:47
I use it occasionally, but it needs a mobile/wifi signal to work. The tide data comes from Easytide

It's not a replacement for an almanac but it's handy to have on in your pocket.

And it's free!

yachtbot
26-06-11, 11:40
Nickd.....the marina guide is bigger than reeds and has much more content

seacock
26-06-11, 13:59
the ads look very irritating coupled with their heading over a 1/3 of your screen real estate is taken up with useless info
the marina list is by no means comprehensive...

nickd must be blind!......"no means comprehensive!" There are over 400 marinas featured, each one with a detailed plan of the marina. Its has berthing fees for visitors, detailed list of facilities, and the editorial features the approaches to the marina.
I agree with yachtbot - beats the hell out of Reeds and its FREE! Why would anyone want to pay 40 for an Almanac anymore.

guernseyman
26-06-11, 14:17
Somewhat perversely, in the marinas St Peter Port is indexed under 'Victoria Marina'. Pedantically correct, but obtuse unless you know.

ctva
26-06-11, 14:44
Looks interesting but when I looked at the weather for the west coast of Scotland the options were;

Arran (great for the Clyde)
Stornoway (for the north end of the Outer Hebrides)
Fort William (great for climbing Ben Nevis!)

So there are NO weather reports for the whole of the west coast!! Even if, like using Easytide, they just linked to the Met Office or Windguru, it would be better.

Pity they don't appear to include harbours or mooring only 'marinas' which are more relevant to the west coast.